Wednesday, February 26, 2020
MALVERN — An upset was not forthcoming despite a second half surge. The De Queen boys were knocked out of the 7AAAA tournament 60-51 by Nashville Feb. 20.
MALVERN — The De Queen girls won the 7AAAA tournament by beating Mena 33-26 in the championship game Feb. 22.
The first major event of the spring sports schedule will be the Arkansas Track Coaches Association indoor states meet Feb. 28 at Fayetteville.
LOCKESBURG — The Legacy Warriors senior boys team played their final home game of the season tonight before an excited home crowd against the Christian Ministries Academy (CMA) of Hot Springs Village.
Monday, February 17, 2020
Veteran basketball official David Hall of De Queen was honored Thursday, Feb. 13, before the finals of the District 7-4A junior high tournament at Scrapper Arena.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
De Queen took both games from the visiting Bobcats of Hope Feb. 7 as the 7AAAA basketball schedule approached the final week of the regular season.
MENA — Both Leopard teams were victorious when the De Queen senior teams visited Mena Feb. 4.
FOREMAN — Horatio won three games at Foreman Feb. 6.
Both Horatio teams handily defeated Trinity Christian of Texarkana on the Lions Senior Night Feb. 7.
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts each have two home basketball games left this season. The men have a home game on Feb. 20, and the women have a home game on Feb. 22. Both teams, however, will be playing on Friday, Feb. 14, in Lockesburg at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium.
LOCKESBURG — Both Colt teams came close, but the high flying Nighthawks of National Park College won both games against UA Cossatot Feb. 4.
ASHDOWN — In their last games before the conference tournaments, the De Queen juniors split with Ashdown
MENA — Both De Queen junior high teams lost at Mena Feb. 3
Friday, February 07, 2020
NASHVILLE —With Lizzie Denson scoring 31 points, the league leading Lady Leopards took a key conference win at Nashville on the last day of January. The final was 63-42, but De Queen did not pull away until the fourth quarter.
MOUNT IDA — In a match-up of Lions, the Horatio girls and the Mount Ida boys came out on top Jan. 31.
NASHVILLE — The De Queen junior girls defeated Nashville 37-35 in overtime Jan. 30.
De Queen and Mena each took a win when the schools played senior high games on Thursday to make up for the Jan. 10 contest that were postponed due to foul weather.
The second meeting was much the same for the De Queen and Arkadelphia senior high squads.
Friday, January 31, 2020
On Thursday, Jan. 30, the UA Cossatot men's and women's basketball team traveled to Harrison, to play North Arkansas College. The North Arkansas College Pioneers beat the UA Cossatot Colts with a final score of 111-83. The Lady Pioneers also won their game over the Lady Colts with an ending …
Thursday, January 30, 2020
The UA Cossatot Colts beat the Central Baptist College JV Mustangs in a basketball game on Jan. 28 at the Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. The final score was 83-62 allowing the Colts to advance 11-8 for the season.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Horatio and Gurdon each got a win when the Go Devils came to Horatio Jan. 24.
Horatio won both senior games from visiting Mineral Springs on Jan. 23.
EAGLETOWN, OKLA. — De Queen senior teams made the short trip across the state line to take on Eagletown Jan. 24. Both DHS teams won.
UA Cossatot split with the visitors from SAU Tech Jan. 21.
BAUXITE — A dominant fourth quarter gave the Lady Leopards a win, but the De Queen senior boys lost at Bauxite Jan. 21.
De Queen's newly hired head football coach received an enthusiastic welcome at the Jan. 28 meeting of the Lions Club.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Horatio was one of the successful bidders for spring semester tournaments announced by the Arkansas Activities Association.
De Queen won both games when the Cubs hosted Kirby’s junior high squads Jan. 13.
In addition to both schools’ mascot being the Leopard, both games were unusual to some extent when De Queen hosted the Malvern senior high basketball teams Jan. 17.
HOPE — The De Queen senior teams split wins with the Bobcats at Hope Jan. 14.
The Horatio girls defeated Dierks for the third time this season Jan. 17. The Lady Lions won this round 62-33.
The senior girls got the lone win for the home team when Foreman visited Horatio Jan. 14.
LOCKESBURG — The UA-Cossatot women started slowly but scored quickly when they got rolling. Cossatot defeated Richland College of Dallas 75-41 Jan. 16.
ODEN —Horatio swept Oden Jan. 13.
MALVERN — The visiting girls and home boys won when the De Queen junior teams traveled to Malvern Jan. 16.
Friday, January 24, 2020
On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the men’s and women’s basketball team from SAU Tech in Camden, traveled to Lockesburg to play the Colts and Lady Colts. The Lady Colts won their game, and the Colts lost to SAU Tech.
Monday, January 20, 2020
Basketball in the calendar year began with the Lady Leopards downing Nashville in front of the largest basketball crowd in the arena since De Queen hosted a regional tournament a decade ago.
Horatio went 1-2 at the Mineral Springs first tournament in the school’s new gym.
VANDERVOORT — Both De Queen senior teams lost in their first game in the Cossatot River tournament Jan. 9.
Thursday, January 16, 2020
De Queen High School’s search for a head football coach ended at the January 13 school board meeting. The board members voted to hire Brad Chesshir to fill the position.
Monday, January 13, 2020
On Thursday evening, Jan. 9, UA Cossatot’s men’s basketball team played against South Arkansas Community College. The Colts won a hard-fought game in Lockesburg with a final score of 95-79.
Lockesburg’s Legacy Academy hosted an intense night of basketball Thursday night for three home games against Garrett Memorial Christian School of Hope. The night started off as a challenge for the home JV boys team with three of Legacy’s starters out of the game for the night.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
The UA Cossatot Colts basketball game that was scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11, has been cancelled. The Colts were going to play visiting team Louisiana Prep, but due to a severe weather outbreak in Louisiana, the game will be re-scheduled for a later date.
Monday, January 06, 2020
UA Cossatot will host four home basketball games this week to continue the 2019-2020 basketball season. The Lady Colts are scheduled to play one game this week and the Colts will play three.
Legacy Academy’s boys and girls JV teams traveled to Magnolia over the weekend to participate in the Crusaders Classic JV Tournament, hosted by Columbia Christian School. Schools in south Arkansas and northern Louisiana participated.
Friday, January 03, 2020
Five Horatio football players were named all-conference and four other received honorable mention.
Four De Queen players were named to the 5A Southwest all-conference team.
December’s school holidays are a season within a season for area basketball. The holiday break brings a round of tournaments before the conference races begin in earnest.
ARKADELPHIA — De Queen senior high teams opened conference play at Arkadelphia on the last playing date before the holiday break. The Leopards and the Badgers each got a W.
Friday, December 27, 2019
Dec. 16 was a memorable day for the De Queen High School cross country program. Four Leopards signed letters of intent to compete in the sport at college.